Sunday, March 29, 2009

So it is decided, tomorrow is the beginning of the 2 week get up earlier challenge. We are slowly working our way up to 6am. My husband gets up at 7:30 regularly and I usually get up at 7:15 (and some days at 9 when I dont have class until 10) so 6 is a challenge for us.

Tomorrow we will start at 6:45.
Mon 6:45
Tues 6:45
Wed 6:15
Thurs 6:15
Fri 6:15
Sat 7 (come on it is the weekend)
Sun 7
Mon 6:15
Tues 6
Wed 6

So hopefully this is how it goes!!
At first I will just get up and be awake but as soon at we get to 6/6:15 I am going to get on the treadmill for 30 minutes as soon as I get up. That will give me time to shower, blow dry my hair ect. because usually I shower at night to save time.

Not only will getting up earlier allow me more time I will also be able to get a workout in, pack a healthy lunch, and maybe even get ont eh breakfast bandwagon. I am tired of wasting my life in bed. I can get so much more accomplished in the morning this way!!

Eventually the weekends will probably be at 6am too but this was a concession to the husband. He is so not wanting to be on board with this! I only asked him to try for 2 weeks and then I am sure he will be back to sleeping in . I just think that I will need the support for the beginning of the habit.

Wish me luck, tomorrow morning is going to come fast!! BTW did I mention that I am back to school tomorrow after a weeks break ( I still worked though) so it will be a little more challenging that way too.


totegirl said...

OMG, good luck! What a great goal, though, really!

Criztawl said...

Best of luck with getting up early. I've heard that it takes 21 or 27 days to form a habit! Hopefully you can do it in half the time!!

carla said...


I love your idea of getting up slowly earlier---how'd today go?


karen said...

You could always borrow a toddler for a little while ... mine's been having this thing lately about waking up between 5 and 5:30am!!!